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2010-04-30 11:01:00

BOULDER, Colo., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- elephantjournal.com: Following the Tibet Quake, China continues to harass Tibetans. For more, elephantjournal.com: http://www.elephantjournal.com/2010/04/chinese-authorities-order-monks-to-cease-aid-and-leave/ elephantjournal.com: This Mother's Day, make a DIY gift of soap. For more info, please visit: http://www.elephantjournal.com/2010/04/natural-citrus-peel-soap-for-mothers-day/ SOURCE elephantjournal.com

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2010-04-26 11:01:58

A team of scientists from the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and the University of Florida Indian River Research and Education Center have turned an ornamental plant into a tool for combating a bacterial disease that threatens the world's citrus crop. Periwinkle (Catharanthus roseus) has proved to be an effective screening tool for treatments to control Huanglongbing (HLB), according to Yong-Ping Duan of the ARS U.S. Horticultural Research Laboratory (USHRL) in Fort Pierce, Fla. HLB,...

2010-04-15 06:50:00

MINNEAPOLIS, April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Zepol Corporation, the leading trade intelligence company, announced the release of a report today detailing 2009 import and export trends for the citrus industry in the U.S. market. This report provides detailed information on the citrus market in 2009 and sheds light upon potential 2010 developments. The report is available for download at http://www.zepol.com and is free for all visitors. 3 Key Insights Found in the Report: Citrus imports as a...

2010-03-15 13:27:00

SHERMAN OAKS, Calif., March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- As Lent season continues, Sunkist Growers is introducing an easy and delicious meat-free recipe featuring Cara Cara navel oranges that are now in season. Also known as "The Power Orange®" Cara Caras are packed with powerful vitamins and minerals and are a natural source of the disease-fighting antioxidant Lycopene. Plus, just one provides more than the daily Vitamin C needed to help keep your immune system strong. To view the...

2010-01-28 14:30:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Huanglongbing (HLB), or Citrus Greening Disease, a major threat native to Asia, has rapidly globalized in recent years, devastating citrus crops in the Americas, Europe, Africa, and other parts of the world. In December 2008, the international research community responded to this threat by inviting colleagues, regulatory agency representatives, and commercial industry leaders to Orlando, Florida, so they could exchange the latest...

2009-12-23 09:05:00

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Juicy. Easy to peel. Bursting with flavor. Clementines from Spain, winter's seasonal delight and popular fruit snack, have hit the grocery aisles of Philadelphia, and local favorite Chef Ane Ormaechea is sharing the sweetness! Available during their peak season of December through February, these juicy gems play a starring role on the menu of one of Philadelphia's most popular restaurants. To celebrate the Clementines from Spain season, Chef...

2009-12-23 09:05:00

ATLANTA, Dec. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Juicy. Easy to peel. Bursting with flavor. Clementines from Spain, winter's seasonal delight and popular fruit snack, have hit the grocery aisles of Atlanta, and local favorite Chef Hector Santiago is sharing the sweetness! Available during their peak season of December through February, these juicy gems play a starring role on the menu of one of Atlanta's most popular restaurants. To celebrate the Clementines from Spain season, Chef Santiago has...

2009-12-08 09:34:00

LAKELAND, Fla., Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- No doubt about it, Floridians feel the impact of the economic downturn and plan to be more conservative with their holiday shopping lists this year. A new survey(1) reveals 76 percent of Floridians will be more conscientious about the gifts they purchase, making the ones they do give family and friends even more special. In addition, two out of five Floridians feel it's important the gifts they purchase are produced locally and will look within...

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2009-11-04 07:45:18

New technology provides tamper-free option without reducing fruit quality Laser labeling of fruit and vegetables is a new, patented technology in which a low-energy carbon dioxide laser beam is used to label, or "etch" information on produce, thereby eliminating the need for common sticker-type labels. The technology has been licensed for use on a variety of fruits and vegetables and is being used in New Zealand, Australia, and Pacific Rim countries. It has been approved in Asia, South...

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2009-11-03 07:45:51

In 'Pixie' mandarin, fruit reduces number of flowers of return bloom by inhibiting budbreak Alternate bearing (also called biennial or uneven bearing) is the tendency of fruit trees to produce a heavy crop one year (called "on-crop") followed by a light crop or no crop the following "off-crop" year. On-crop trees produce a large number of small fruit of little commercial value, while off-crop trees produce a small number of large fruit"”a high proportion of which are culled in...


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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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